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King's Cross Railway Lands Group (KXRLG): links

New 2007: Wiki map of King's Cross. [ You can add comments to buildings or areas. here ]

Local groups and resources

King's Cross environment blog http://www.kingscrossenvironment.com/
Battlebridge crossing campaign blog was at http://www.kingscrossaccess.com Now archived at http://northkingscross.typepad.co.uk/kingscrossaccess/
KX Development Forum for updates on planning applications http://kxdf.wordpress.com/
The Hillview blogger - from a tenant of One Housing Group http://hillviewblogger.blogspot.com/
Caledonian Ward Islington Labour Councillors http://callylabourcouncillors.org.uk/

Local Government

Camden Council: www.camden.gov.uk
and Camden's King's Cross pages (new location 2005) http://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/environment/planning-and-built-environment/major-developments/king-s-cross/

Islington Council: www.islington.gov.uk
and Islington's King's Cross pages [ not functioning at 1 October 2005. Try and find via home page above. ]

The Greater London Authority (Mayor's Office): www.london.gov.uk

Transport for London: http://www.transportforlondon.gov.uk/tfl/

London Civic Forum: http://www.londoncivicforum.org.uk

Other groups & organisations, local and wider

Please send in links to your group.

'Just Space' is a regional network of London voluntary and community groups working on London Plan-related policies to improve access to spatial planning policy making and its application. http://www.londoncivicforum.org.uk/page.asp?sid=10 It is hosted at the London Civic Forum and KXRLG is a member.

An organisation linking and supporting cultural industry enterprises in the locality is Create King's Cross www.createkx.org.uk

Blog by Will Perrin on the Islington side of King's Cross. http://northkingscross.typepad.co.uk/my_weblog/  

King's Cross Business Forum http://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/business/business-forums-and-networking/king-s-cross-business-forum/

Spring 2005 Camden Central Community Umbrella: www.camdennet.org.uk/groups/cccu [ no longer working 2008 ]

The Calthorpe Project: http://www.segalselfbuild.co.uk/projects/calthorpe.html

Coram's Fields: http://www.opensquares.org/pages/square/23.html [ no longer working 2008 ]

The Islington Society: http://www.libraries.islington.gov.uk/inform/published/1618/1709.html [ no longer working 2008 ]

The Amwell Society: http://www.amwellsociety.co.uk/

Camley Street Natural Park http://www.wildlondon.org.uk/reserve.php?reserve_id=70

St Pancras Cruising Club: http://members.aol.com/MALBABS/index.htm

Camden Cycling Campaign: http://www.camdencyclists.org.uk

Regents Canal Network: http://www.camden-canals.demon.co.uk

London Canal Museum: http://www.canalmuseum.org.uk/

Voluntary Action Camden: http://www.vac.org.uk/

Islington Voluntary Action Council: http://www.ivac.org.uk/

Camden network of networks: http://www.camdennetworkofnetworks.org.uk/

Sinclair Road Residents' Association (Hammersmith and Fulham) [who have recently had a victory over St George, Argent's partner]: http://www.srra.com/

Cally Traders: http://www.xpdesign.net/cally/

Kings Cross Community Development Trust: http://www.kings-cross.org.uk/ (bankrupt - no longer operating)

Seven Sisters market / Ward's Corner Tottenham: www.wardscornercommunity.org.uk

Southwark Notes with a lot of material on the Elephant and Castle "regeneration"

Capital Transport Campaign: http://www.libraries.islington.gov.uk/inform/published/3489/3934.html

London Local Agenda 21: http://p15149738.pureserver.info/

London Social Forum www.londonsocialforum.org [currently off-line]

New 2008: our counterparts in Brussels.

International Network for Urban Research and Action (INURA) www.inura.org

A curious listing, including us, at OyMap.net - a world directory

Businesses, professional offices, etc

The developers for the Railway Lands ("King's Cross Central"): www.argentkingscross.com (previously known as Argent St George, but St George have now withdrawn).

Consultants who carried out Youth Consultation and designed the youth website
KXC21.co.uk (for Argent Saint George):
www.f-l-u-i-d.co.uk

London & Continental Railways: http://www.lcrhq.co.uk

Resources, research, national bodies

Planning Policy Guidance Notes: http://www.construction-index.com/archinduk/dtplanpolgui.html
or from ODPM http://www.odpm.gov.uk/stellent/groups/odpm_control/documents/contentservertemplate/odpm_index.hcst?n=2263&l=2

Planning Aid For London: http://www.pafl.org.uk

Royal Town Planning Institute: http://www.rtpi.org.uk/

Royal Institute of British Architects: http://www.riba.org/go/RIBA/Home.html

English Partnerships: http://www.englishpartnerships.co.uk/page.aspx?pointerID=169345dwprEOVViTRLd8xXbHBDHGbzge

Research and other resources about King's Cross at University College London's Bartlett School of Planning
www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/research/planning/kx

Wonderful photos of Saint Pancras - the Midland Grand Hotel - hosted at Urban75 http://www.urban75.org/london/st_pancras.html

The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment: www.cabe.org.uk

King's Cross Partnership: (closed down in 2003 but the web site somehow lived on with "this week's events" frozen at march 2003) No longer wirking 2008. www.kingscrosslondon.com

UK sustainable development commission: http://www.sd-commission.gov.uk/

Environment Agency: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/

English Nature: http://www.english-nature.org.uk/

Sustainable Biodiversity: http://www.biodiv.org/links/default.aspx?thm=sus

Groundwork Camden-Islington: http://www.groundwork.org.uk/camden-islington/

BREEAM: (low energy building evaluation) http://products.bre.co.uk/breeam/

English Heritage: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/default.asp

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